Campus Stories

LGBT aging, care
A conference focused on issues surrounding LGBT aging and health care attracted some 150 attendees to Christiana Hospital's John H. Ammon Medical Education Center and UD's Health Sciences Complex.
UD Day in DC
Researchers demonstrated the breadth of University inquiry with data, imagery and plain talk during UD Day in DC to help policymakers understand the impact and implications of their studies.
Giant map
The Delaware Geographic Alliance brought a giant National Geographic map to schools in the state.
Cyber Challenge announced
University of Delaware students are invited to participate in the U.S. Cyber Challenge's annual Cyber Quests competition.
April 30: Youth Entrepreneurship Summit
UD's Horn Program invites high school students and educators to an innovation and entrepreneurship summit on April 30.
Tackling challenges
The University of Delaware has committed to training the next generation of engineers to solve "Grand Challenges" of national and international health, security, sustainability and quality of life in the 21st century.
Daugherty renovation
UD's Daugherty Hall once again has new life through renovations to create a traditional reading room.
Orthopaedics in Action
An interdisciplinary UD team has developed unique Orthopaedics in Action curriculum kits to promote STEM education.
Saving lives
UD is one of eight university campuses to be awarded the HEARTSafe Campus designation by the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation.
Future teachers
High school and middle school students considering careers as teachers attended UD's Success Through Education conference.
AAP event
Students in UD's acclaimed Associate in Arts Program and their parents visited the campus in Newark recently through the annual Majors and Minors on Main event.
4-H Science Saturdays
The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension 4-H program will hold a series of six Science Saturdays on the first Saturdays of April, May, September, October, November and December at different locations around the state.
'Maker of political kings'
Frank Bruni, author of the book "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be" about the college admissions process, referred to UD as "this maker of kings" for its impact on national politics during a segment on "CBS This Morning."
Gratitude Gala
University of Delaware scholarship recipients acknowledged the donors who have made their college experience possible through the Gratitude Gala letter-writing reception.
Supporting education, diversity
UD's ASPIRE program held a panel discussion featuring alumni, with the Brandywine School District's Dorrell Green telling audience members that "it's not always easy, but it is enjoyable, being able to change and impact lives."
Partnering for health
Through an agreement between Bloom Energy and the University of Delaware, UD's Nurse Managed Health Center is providing occupational, preventative and educational health services to Bloom workers on the STAR Campus.
Forging new pathways
UD has been selected as one of the first participants in the National Science Foundation's Pathways to Innovation program, which provides tools to bring innovation and entrepreneurial education to undergraduate engineering curricula and beyond.
Clarinet Day at UD
Forty participants joined Christopher Nichols and the University of Delaware Clarinet Studio for the second annual Delaware Clarinet Day on Saturday, March 14.
Presidential search
UD's Board of Trustees has named a search committee to identify the institution's 27th president and has selected Nancy Targett, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, to serve as interim president, effective July 1, Board Chairman Gil Sparks has announced.
Jewish Studies lecture series
The University of Delaware Jewish Studies Program has announced a lecture series for the 2015 spring semester.
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Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.

Safety on our freight and commuter railroad tracks

WHYY 'Radio Times,' March 18, 2015

Allan Zarembski, research professor and director of UD's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, is featured in a segment on safety on the nation's freight and commuter railroad tracks.


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